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Mangrove Cuckoo

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Mangrove Cuckoo

Coccyzus minor
  • ORDER: Cuculiformes
  • FAMILY: Cuculidae
Basic Description

The Mangrove Cuckoo is a tropical bird that is found in the United States only in the mangroves along the southern coasts of Florida. In the main part of its range, from Mexico to South America and in the Caribbean, it is not restricted to mangroves, but lives in a variety of lowland habitats.

More ID Info
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Other Names
  • Cuclillo de Manglar (Spanish)
  • Coulicou manioc (French)
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